Kingsport-Bristol MSA wage estimates


Estimates are calculated by the Bureau of Labor Statistics with data collected from employers in all industry sectors in the four-county area.

Occupation title Annual avg. wage
Family and General Practitioners $240,420
Physicians and Surgeons, All Other $233,030
Architectural and Engineering Managers $157,070
Dentists, General $151,650
Marketing Managers $134,820
Human Resources Managers $126,740
Pharmacists $120,940
Lawyers $120,920
Industrial Production Managers $120,490
Chief Executives $118,260
Computer and Information Systems Managers $116,620
Purchasing Managers $116,090
Financial Managers $110,160
Veterinarians $110,000
General and Operations Managers $108,720
Environmental Engineers $106,760
Electrical Engineers $106,450
Mechanical Engineers $106,030
Financial Analysts $102,320
Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists $99,230
Nurse Practitioners $98,760
Management Occupations $97,410
Sales Managers $94,980
Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors $94,620
Occupational Therapists $91,820
Software Developers, Systems Software $90,490
Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers $90,410
Computer Systems Analysts $89,890
Managers, All Other $89,570
Medical and Health Services Managers $89,430
Logisticians $89,410
Physical Therapists $89,240
Management Analysts $88,300
Computer Network Architects $87,360
Power Plant Operators $87,310
Architecture and Engineering Occupations $86,130
Physician Assistants $85,830
Legal Occupations $85,250
Industrial Engineers $84,890
Software Developers, Applications $82,710
Engineers, All Other $82,100
Speech-Language Pathologists $81,880
Information Security Analysts $80,920
Network and Computer Systems Administrators $79,330
Detectives and Criminal Investigators $78,160
Administrative Services Managers $76,940
Radiation Therapists $76,630
Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School $76,600
Construction Managers $74,910
Computer and Mathematical Occupations $74,570
Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations $74,490
Occupational Health and Safety Specialists $73,880
Civil Engineers $73,130
Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents $72,360
First-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers $72,200
Operations Research Analysts $71,540
Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health $71,490
Accountants and Auditors $69,060
Business Operations Specialists, All Other $68,850
Credit Analysts $68,440
Computer Programmers $68,200
Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters, All Other $67,680
Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators $67,640
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations $67,610
First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers $67,440
Tax Preparers $66,740
First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives $66,540
Buyers and Purchasing Agents $66,260
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products $66,230
Vocational Education Teachers, Postsecondary $66,070
Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers $65,230
Business and Financial Operations Occupations $65,020
Social and Community Service Managers $65,000
Compliance Officers $63,720
Web Developers $63,590
Public Relations Specialists $63,180
First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers $62,170
Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers $61,740
Computer Occupations, All Other $61,310
Training and Development Specialists $61,180
Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists $61,120
Occupational Therapy Assistants $60,940
Dental Hygienists $60,870
Loan Officers $60,040
Mechanical Drafters $60,000
Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians $59,790
Cost Estimators $59,410
Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment $58,860
Occupational Health and Safety Technicians $56,950
Massage Therapists $56,940
First-Line Supervisors of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers $56,750
Career/Technical Education Teachers, Secondary School $56,420
Producers and Directors $56,210
Computer Network Support Specialists $55,940
Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education $55,780
Industrial Machinery Mechanics $55,380
Millwrights $55,190
Physical Therapist Assistants $55,110
Human Resources Specialists $54,690
Diagnostic Medical Sonographers $54,510
Healthcare Social Workers $54,320
Educational, Guidance, School, and Vocational Counselors $54,270
Special Education Teachers, Secondary School $54,260
Registered Nurses $53,930
Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers, Except Line Installers $53,910
Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists $53,300
First-Line Supervisors of Protective Service Workers, All Other $53,300
Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants $52,850
Postal Service Clerks $52,800
First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers $52,300
First-Line Supervisors of Transportation and Material Moving Workers, Except Aircraft Cargo Handling Supervisors $52,300
Librarians $52,080
Industrial Engineering Technicians $52,070
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers, All Other $52,040
Teachers and Instructors, All Other, Except Substitute Teachers $51,690
Postal Service Mail Carriers $51,520
Tool and Die Makers $51,090
Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education $50,980
Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education $50,520
Lodging Managers $50,160
Morticians, Undertakers, and Funeral Directors $50,100
Painters, Transportation Equipment $49,960
Financial Specialists, All Other $49,730
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers $49,690
Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks $49,600
Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education $49,530
Respiratory Therapists $48,990
Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines $48,550
Construction and Building Inspectors $48,340
Environmental Science and Protection Technicians, Including Health $48,200
Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten and Elementary School $48,140
Graphic Designers $48,050
Machinists $47,980
Electricians $47,950
Radiologic Technologists $47,940
Paralegals and Legal Assistants $47,310
Tax Examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents $46,830
Property, Real Estate, and Community Association Managers $46,530
Structural Iron and Steel Workers $46,150
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations $45,940
Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators $45,820
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations $45,580
Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians $45,520
Maintenance Workers, Machinery $45,460
Education, Training, and Library Occupations $45,420
Insurance Sales Agents $45,090
Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and Timekeeping $44,890
Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters $44,800
Brickmasons and Blockmasons $44,520
Police and Sheriff’s Patrol Officers $44,490
Surgical Technologists $44,420
Community and Social Service Specialists, All Other $44,130
Editors $43,760
Computer User Support Specialists $43,640
Pipelayers $43,610
Health Educators $43,540
All Occupations $43,480
Automotive Body and Related Repairers $43,350
Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks $43,310
Computer Numerically Controlled Machine Tool Programmers, Metal and Plastic $42,930
Food Service Managers $42,900
Advertising Sales Agents $42,210
Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers $42,070
Protective Service Occupations $41,980
Meter Readers, Utilities $41,940
Clinical Laboratory Technologists and Technicians $41,920
Loan Interviewers and Clerks $41,920
Production Occupations $41,680
Traffic Technicians $41,670
Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers $41,570
Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers $41,470
Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters $41,290
Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists $40,980
Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators $40,960
Computer Operators $40,910
Child, Family, and School Social Workers $40,740
Opticians, Dispensing $40,670
Construction and Extraction Occupations $40,570
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers $40,410
Procurement Clerks $40,170
Sales Representatives, Services, All Other $40,160
Community and Social Service Occupations $40,150
Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators $40,040
Civil Engineering Technicians $39,960
Surveyors $39,920
Marriage and Family Therapists $39,740
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General $39,660
Bus Drivers, Transit and Intercity $39,580
Coaches and Scouts $39,470
Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators $39,330
Office and Administrative Support Workers, All Other $39,180
Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists $39,140
Ophthalmic Medical Technicians $39,090
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers, All Other $39,050
Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders $39,010
Instructional Coordinators $38,980
Transportation Security Screeners $38,670
Credit Authorizers, Checkers, and Clerks $38,640
First-Line Supervisors of Landscaping, Lawn Service, and Groundskeeping Workers $38,630
First-Line Supervisors of Housekeeping and Janitorial Workers $38,110
Forging Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic $38,000
Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers $38,000
Security Guards $37,960
Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs $37,770
Adhesive Bonding Machine Operators and Tenders $37,480
Computer, Automated Teller, and Office Machine Repairers $37,470
Dispatchers, Except Police, Fire, and Ambulance $37,450
Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers $37,150
Education, Training, and Library Workers, All Other $36,970
Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers $36,870
Carpenters $36,860
Recreational Vehicle Service Technicians $36,750
Radio and Television Announcers $36,710
Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic $36,330
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks $36,280
Correctional Officers and Jailers $36,170
Billing and Posting Clerks $35,910
Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders $35,750
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics $35,730
Information and Record Clerks, All Other $35,720
Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators $35,580
Substance Abuse, Behavioral Disorder, and Mental Health Counselors $35,520
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses $35,460
First-Line Supervisors of Personal Service Workers $35,360
Court, Municipal, and License Clerks $35,180
Engine and Other Machine Assemblers $35,070
Real Estate Sales Agents $35,020
Dental Assistants $34,960
Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders $34,810
Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks $34,750
Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, and Kettle Operators and Tenders $34,520
Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders $34,500
Roofers $34,480
Painters, Construction and Maintenance $34,400
Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic $34,180
Bill and Account Collectors $34,160
Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers, Recordkeeping $34,140
Highway Maintenance Workers $34,040
Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic $33,840
Printing Press Operators $33,830
Lathe and Turning Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic $33,790
Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic $33,790
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations $33,780
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics $33,770
Medical Assistants $33,500
Office and Administrative Support Occupations $33,450
Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other, Including Team Assemblers $33,410
Firefighters $33,280
Library Technicians $33,150
Police, Fire, and Ambulance Dispatchers $33,050
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive $32,980
Helpers–Electricians $32,680
Sales and Related Workers, All Other $32,520
Sales and Related Occupations $32,480
Electrical, Electronic, and Electromechanical Assemblers, Except Coil Winders, Tapers, and Finishers $32,350
Skincare Specialists $32,340
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations $32,210
Medical Records and Health Information Technicians $31,830
Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks $31,750
Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education $31,630
Data Entry Keyers $31,400
Metal Workers and Plastic Workers, All Other $31,370
Customer Service Representatives $31,240
Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers $31,020
Medical Secretaries $30,820
Prepress Technicians and Workers $30,820
Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing $30,780
Outdoor Power Equipment and Other Small Engine Mechanics $30,750
File Clerks $30,650
Healthcare Support Occupations $30,600
Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic $30,570
Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic $30,490
Coil Winders, Tapers, and Finishers $30,310
Butchers and Meat Cutters $30,230
Parts Salespersons $30,110
Order Clerks $30,090
Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists $30,000
Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters $29,910
Construction Laborers $29,830
First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers $29,720
Office Clerks, General $29,680
Pharmacy Technicians $29,480
Driver/Sales Workers $29,420
Coating, Painting, and Spraying Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders $28,950
Tire Repairers and Changers $28,880
Helpers–Production Workers $28,800
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand $28,680
Travel Agents $28,450
Veterinary Technologists and Technicians $28,390
Helpers–Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers $28,230
Refuse and Recyclable Material Collectors $28,230
Tellers $27,710
Machine Feeders and Offbearers $27,590
Social and Human Service Assistants $27,420
Phlebotomists $27,310
Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment $26,960
Substitute Teachers $26,840
Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood $26,830
Medical Equipment Preparers $26,760
Receptionists and Information Clerks $26,640
Helpers–Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters $26,600
Helpers–Carpenters $26,580
Recreation Workers $26,520
Counter and Rental Clerks $26,460
Interviewers, Except Eligibility and Loan $26,200
Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers $26,170
Automotive and Watercraft Service Attendants $25,980
Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors $25,960
Physical Therapist Aides $25,540
Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations $25,500
Residential Advisors $25,480
Bus Drivers, School or Special Client $25,470
Nursing Assistants $25,190
Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse $25,190
Pharmacy Aides $25,110
Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners $24,820
Veterinary Assistants and Laboratory Animal Caretakers $24,660
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers $24,630
Funeral Attendants $24,150
Sewing Machine Operators $24,110
Personal Care and Service Occupations $24,090
Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria $24,050
Bakers $23,990
Switchboard Operators, Including Answering Service $23,820
Couriers and Messengers $23,710
Cooks, Restaurant $23,250
Retail Salespersons $23,250
Taxi Drivers and Chauffeurs $22,770
Mail Clerks and Mail Machine Operators, Except Postal Service $22,740
Teacher Assistants $22,620
Amusement and Recreation Attendants $22,240
Cooks, Short Order $21,920
Library Assistants, Clerical $21,850
Floral Designers $21,820
Bartenders $21,440
Home Health Aides $21,370
Packers and Packagers, Hand $21,280
Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations $20,990
Nonfarm Animal Caretakers $20,630
Dishwashers $20,430
Transportation Workers, All Other $20,230
Food Preparation Workers $20,030
Food Servers, Nonrestaurant $20,010
Laundry and Dry-Cleaning Workers $20,000
Cashiers $19,990
Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop $19,870
Lifeguards, Ski Patrol, and Other Recreational Protective Service Workers $19,860
Childcare Workers $19,860
Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks $19,800
Waiters and Waitresses $19,780
Telemarketers $19,780
Cooks, Fast Food $19,540
Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers $19,390
Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners $19,370
Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop $19,170
Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food $18,930
Personal Care Aides $18,870